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Topic: How to find type of a variable?
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Re: How to find type of a variable?
Posted: Jun 30, 2013 7:37 PM
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On 6/30/2013 5:37 PM, Muhammad wrote:
> "Yaroslav Bulatov" <yaroslavvb@gmail.com> wrote in message
> <h23dfa$bb3$1@fred.mathworks.com>...

>> Workspace window doesn't always give type of variables...is there a
>> command to find out type of a given symbol?

> You can use the following example :
>
> b = 2
> b =
> 2

>>> a = 'Hi'
> a =
> Hi

>>> class(b)
> ans =
> double

>>> class(a)
> ans =
> char


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doc whos
doc isa

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